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Debate on Randall Forsberg’s “Toward the End of War,” with responses by Robert Borosage, Edward Luttwak, Carl Kaysen, Bruce Russett, Rep. Ronald Dellums, and others. Also: Susan Moller Okin’s “Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?” with responses by Homi Bhabha, Bonnie Honig, Will Kymlicka, Katha Pollitt, and others. Plus Alan Stone on the Waco Disaster, and Allen Orr on the latest sociobiology. Plus fiction, poetry, book reviews and much more.
NEW DEMOCRACY FORUM: THE END OF WAR?
TOWARD THE END OF WAR RANDALL CAROLINE FORSBERG
NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE ROBERT BOROSAGE
PARADOXES OF CONFLICT EDWARD LUTTWAK
DIFFICULT REFORMS RAIMO VAYRYNEN
ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES ULRICH ALBRECHT
THE POLITICS OF PEACE CARL KAYSEN
WHAT ELSE CAUSES WAR? BRUCE RUSSETT
THE HIGH COST OF FAILURE RONALD V. DELLUMS
RANDALL FORSBERG RESPONDS
DEBATE: Feminism and Multiculturalism
Is Multiculturalism Bad for Women?
Susan Moller Okin
With repsonses from Katha Pollitt, Will Kymlicka, Bonnie Honig, Yael Tamir, Sander Gilman, Robert Post, Bhikhu Parekh, Elizabeth Frazer, Saskia Sassen, Homi K. Bhabha, Joseph Raz, Janet Halley
Sifting Waco’s Ashes
A new film raises disturbing questions about the government’s conduct both during the stand-off and after its fiery end.
Alan A. Stone
The Softer Side of Sociobiology
Why do people cooperate? Why are we nice to eachother? It’s all in the genes, a new book claims.
H. Allen Orr
Visions of the American Beserk
Two master novelists tackle baseball, urban blight, and the counterculture in postwar America.
Poet’s Sampler: Joanie Mackowski
introduced by Richard Kenney
In this sense, beyond
The Key of C Does Not Know My Biography
That Music is the Spur to all Licentiousness
Received by Angels Singing Like the Birds
Portrait of the Author as Raoul
Fritz: A Fable
Jorie Graham: The Errancy
reviewed by Bonnie Costello
Marjorie Perloff: Wittgenstein’s Ladder
reviewed by Linda Voris
Greil Marcus: Invisible Republic
reviewed by Tim Riley
Robert Harbison: Thirteen Ways: Theoretical Investigations in Architecture
reviewed by Alfonso Perez-Mendez
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